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The Inthronization of their Majesties also a View of the West End of the Choir of St. Peters in Westminster, and of the manner of Placing and Seating the Company in that Part of the Choir
Materials & Techniques:
Hand-colored engraving on wove paper
Plate: 11 1/8 × 9 1/8 inches (28.3 × 23.2 cm), Sheet: 12 1/2 × 18 inches (31.8 × 45.7 cm)

(a) His Majesty sitting in ye Chair of State on his Throne, Invested with the Colobium ye Supertunica, Sandals, Armil & open Pall having St. Edwards Crown on his head, the Sceptor with ye Cross in his right & ye Sceptor with the Dove in his left hand. (b) The 3 Swords born by Peers. (c)The Lord great Chamberlain. (d)The Dean of Westminster. (e)Her Majesty sitting in the Chair of State on her Throne with ye Crown on her head ye Scpeter & Cross in her right & ye Ivory Rod in her left hand. (f)The Queens Lord Chamberlain. About their Majesties stand several Bishops Officers of State & c. (h)The Chair & Faldstool where ye King first kneeled and sate during ye Recognition. (i)The Chair & Faldstool where the Queen first kneeled & sate. (k)the Dukes. (l)The Dutchesses. (m)Heralds at Arms. (n)Pursuivants at Arms. (oo)The Six Clerks, Kings Chaplains, Aldermen of London, Masters in Chancery, Sergants at Law, Esquires of ye Body, Gentlemen of the Privy Chamber and Judges (p)A Gallery for the Queens Maids & Servants of the Gallery in which ye Choir of Westminster sate (r)The Gallery over ye Choir Door for ye Sergeants Trumpeter & ye other Trumpets & Kettle Drums, (s)The Great Organ lost in which sate several Specctators & Galleryes for...

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | balconies | choir | choir stalls | genre subject | men | royalty | spectators | women
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | Greater London | London | United Kingdom | Westminster Abbey
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